THE inactivation of viruses in living plant tissues by heat has been successfully applied to free sugar cane from sereh disease1, peach from four diseases2 and periwinkle from aster yellows3. Attempts to cure virus-infected tubers by heat, however, have hitherto been unsuccessful4.
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KASSANIS, B. Potato Tubers Freed from Leaf-roll Virus by Heat. Nature 164, 881 (1949). https://doi.org/10.1038/164881a0
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